The rain lets up and we’re promised sunshine for the weekend, so don’t waste a minute of the Halloween-flavored weekend!! This week in #DENTONING adventures also features our annual Day Of The Dead Festival but there is so much more happening in our top #DEN10 weekly events!


THURSDAY, October 25th

Denton Wine Walk | Downtown Denton | 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  
The DMSA Twilight Tunes features the Allmost Brothers, but ain’t no reason you can’t also squeeze in this walkabout around the Square with a wine-fueled sip-n-stroll.  Also marvel at the Pumpkin-carving contest at OSDH&CP. Plenty of options, always.

FRIDAY, October 26th

The Parker House Haunted Attraction | Parker House | 7:00 PM – OMG PM    
If you like being scared outta your wits so bad ya outrun your boots, then this haunted adventure should deliver the thrills and chills. Dan’s Haunted House down in Lake Dallas is also a frightening fun time… then stop by Old Alton Bridge just maybe haunted by The Goatman!!!

Monster Ball | Harvest House | 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM  
Catch this show with Dezi5, Puddin Tane, and Cure For Paranoia in one of our best outdoor music venues. Superhero/Supervillain is also rockin’ Bearded Monk.

Chance Vaughn Benefit Show | BackYard On Bell | 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM  
A night with the Backyard family as they celebrate the life of beloved friend Chance Vaughn, who died in a tragic car accident. Entry will be a ~minimum~ $5 donation. All donations and a percentage of bar sales will go to Chance’s family.  


Hell’s Gala & Costume Contest | Andy’s Bar| 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM  
The first ever Hell's Gala includes Tristan Thorndyke opening up the night then the metal titans Prophecy and Wrought of Obsidian to cap off the evening. Debutant Brawl plays their first show at Hell's Gala, and a costume contest being judged by members of the bands while everyone getting that $2 off for being in costume.


SATURDAY, October 27th

Denton Community Market | Denton County Historic Park | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM  
UNT’s Homecoming Parade rolls through downtown at 10am, then the beloved Denton Community Market is the best way to ring in Saturdays, with all kinds of nifty crafty swag, produce, veggies, food, tours of the Bayless-Selby House, and live music for this annual SPOOKY Market! Browsing always pairs nicely with Saturday Jazz Brunch at The Chestnut Tree after some Yoga On The Square.

Denton Day of the Dead Festival| Downtown Denton | 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM  
OMG is your soul ready for the Coffin Races at 1pm, Cirque du Horror shows, a Pumpkin Patch, special exhibits with kids activities at GDAC, and costumes galore right up through the 7pm Twilight Parade downtown?!?! Its a full day of music, food, fun, and costumed shenanigans! Also be sure to hit Denton Trunk Or Treat, Explorium Halloween, the haunted house & Carnival at MLK Rec, Q’s Café has Glam Ghouls, and Bearded Monk Halloween madness.

Glam Ghouls | Q’s Café | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come out to Q's and enjoy some coffee and amazing food while they celebrate Halloween (a drag performer's favorite holiday)! Come in costume and enjoy an evening of performances!  


SUNDAY, October 28th

Denton Day of the Docs | Movie Tavern Denton | 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM  
The amazing Thin Line Film Festival is teaming up with Movie Tavern for a day filled with FREE documentary film screenings! Check out their amazing line-up and support our free film fest!!

TUESDAY, October 30th

Haunted Bicycle Tour |Downtown Denton| 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM  
Everyone is invited to join the Denton Women's Tuesday bike ride for a special haunted tour!! Dr. Shaun Treat shares the haunted history of Denton, school spirits, and local specters for a fun-filled evening of frights on bikes! Feel free to dress in costume, or decorate your bike before we take a slow 4 mile ride around the Denton Square, TWU, the Bayless-Selby House, and Oakwood Cemetery. The FREE haunted bicycle tour meets up at the Denton Civic Center at 6:00pm. Bike lights are required.

Sound off in the comments if you have other fave events to add, and be sure to tag your pretty Instagram pics with #WDDI so maybe you make the cut on Monday’s glorious “What We Did” review!